Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2017 • VOLUME 23 • №3

Use of Tachocomb agent in cardiovascular surgery

Ignatyev I.M.1,2, Moiseev S.V.3

1) Department of Vascular Surgery, Interregional Clinical Diagnostic Centre,
2) Chair of Surgical Diseases No 2, Kazan State Medical University, Kazan,
3) First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenov, Moscow, Russia

The article contains a review of the literature concerning the use of the Tachocomb haemostatic sponge in cardiovascular surgery. This is followed by enumerating the pharmacological properties of the agent, mechanism of its action, and methods of application.

Also shown herein is a high haemostatic effect of the sponge, exceeding that of other means of topical haemostasis. Both safety and a hypoallergenic nature make it possible to widely use Tachocomb in surgical practice.

KEY WORDS: Tachocomb sponge, haemostasis, cardiovascular surgery.

P. 176

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